Obituary: Deborah Chute

Deborah Chute, at 64

Deborah (Burridge) Chute, 64, of Hull, formerly of Marshfield, died peacefully at home Nov. 28, after a 14-month battle with cancer. 
Born in Weymouth, she was the daughter of Mrs. Agnes “Burry” (Emerick) Burridge of Dedham and the late Frank Burridge. 
Mrs. Chute attended Marshfield High School and worked in several capacities throughout her life, but most enjoyed her work as a caregiver to young children. 
Mrs. Chute loved spending time with her husband and traveling. She enjoyed tending to her garden and had a special place in her heart for all animals. Above anything else, she adored the time she spent with her grandchildren.
She was the beloved wife and best friend of Richard D. Chute, with whom she was together for 50 years and married for 34. Mrs. Chute also was the devoted mother of Richard A. Burridge and his wife, Stephanie, of Pembroke, Richard D. Chute, II and his wife, Haley, of Charlestown, and Joseph A. Burridge of Hull; and the cherished Nana of Lily Kate, Ava, Harrison, Madeline, and Charlotte, who were the true light of her life.
Loving sister of Michael Burridge and his wife, Jennifer, of Mashpee, Paul Burridge and his wife, Kerri, of Chelsea, Roger Burridge and his wife, Maria, of Yarmouthport, Douglas Burridge of Bourne, and the late David Burridge; sister in law of Mary Burridge of Humarock, Gail Landry and her husband, Joseph, of Natick, Wendy Haskell of New Hampshire, Pam Whitaker of Florida, and Bobby Chute of North Carolina; she is also survived by several nieces and nephews and her extended family in England.
Visitation will be held Monday, Dec. 10 from 4-8 p.m. at Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, 382 First Parish Rd., Scituate. Funeral service on Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 11 a.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 465 First Parish Rd., Scituate. 
Mrs. Chute’s family would like to express their most sincere gratitude to all of her caregivers in her final months, particularly her home caregiver, Maryann Weitz, and hospice nurse Janet Travers; and the physicians, nurses, and staff of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center who gave Mrs. Chute exceptional, respectful care and kept her family well informed and as prepared as they could be as her illness progressed.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations would be welcomed at Scituate Animal Shelter, 780 Chief Justice Cushing Hwy., Scituate, MA 02066, in honor of her love of animals; or to Beth Israel Deaconess Cancer Center Fund, 330 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02215.
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